Resources

Documentation Description Link
     
Scoraig Wind Electric Hugh Piggott - Scoraig Wind Electric Website, recommended for anyone interested in building their own electrical generating micro wind turbines. http://www.scoraigwind.com
Permanent Magnet Generator Construction Manual

Hugh Piggott - Scoraig Wind Electric - February 2001, a specification for the electrical generator used in Scoraig Wind Electric wind turbines, as of 2001, the generator is also applicable to hydro energy sources.

PMG Construction Manual.pdf
Other Power Lots of good info based on experience in building wind turbines.  The 2008 "Homebrew Wind Power" book is a great wind turbine building manual and reference. http://www.otherpower.com
Wind Stuff Now Wind generator information, components and kits. http://www.windstuffnow.com/main/
Wind Generator Tower Ian Woofenden - Home Power. The basics. Wind Generator Tower.pdf
Get A Grip Paul Gipe - Raising a guyed wind generator tower with a grip hoist. Get A Grip.pdf
     
Supplier Products Link
     
Aircraft Spruce Leading edge tape for wind turbine blades. http://www.aircraftspruce.com
Applied Magnets Neodymium magnets, magnet wire, fiberglass turbine blades. http://www.magnet4less.com
Fiberglass Services Wholesale supplier of fiberglass materials and tools. http://www.fiberglassservices.com
Grizzly Industrial Metalworking machinery-tools, lathes, mills, band saws, box/pan brake. http://www.grizzly.com
Mercotac Slip rings for rotating electrical connections. http://www.mercotac.com
Mouser Electronics Electronic components including bridge rectifiers. http://www.mouser.com
Trailer Parts Depot Trailer parts, hub and axle components and assemblies. http://www.trailerpartsdepot.com
Woodward Fab Sheet metal working equipment, slip rolls and bead rollers. http://www.woodward-fab.com
ULine Shipping Supply Specialists Stainless steel banding. http://www.uline.com
Quality Bearings & Components Brass sintered thrust washers. http://qbcbearings.com
Southern Tool JET cable grip hoist pullers. http://www.southern-tool.com